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Reusing Diabetic Needles Causes Hiv

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The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Diabetes? Symptoms of Diabetes Glucose Tests Who Is at Risk for Diabetes? What Problems Can Diabetes Cause? How Are Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Treated? HIV and Diabetes Taking Care of Yourself What Is Diabetes?
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Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...do. Needles and Syringes A person with AIDS may need needles and syringes to take medicine for diseases caused by AIDS or for diabetes, hemophilia, or other illnesses. If you have to handle these needles and syringes, you must be careful not to... Read more »

RE-USED NEEDLE??? (VICIOUS CYCLE OF HIV TESTING, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I have to say I feel SO unbelievably stupid asking this... but it's really, really been bothering me!! I got 2 HIV antibody tests done at 6 months post exposure, within about 2 weeks of each other. They both came back negative! But now-...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...results incorrectly, and then (the latest fear) is that when they draw my blood up for testing, they are using a dirty, infected needle. I'm stuck in this horrible cycle of fear... once I finally manage to alleviate one fear and tell myself I'm... Read more »

Was shot with a ball (containing needles) at a rave... HIV? PLEASE HELP! (NEEDLE STICK) (URBAN LEGEND, 2009)

Hi Doc. I've read the previous questions about needle stick injuries and pin pricks at this forum and you have answered all of them the same way. However, MINE IS DIFFERENT! PLEASE HELP ME OUT DOC!!! About a week ago, I went to a Electric Daisy...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...The results will undoubtedly be negative.Dr. BobParanoia? (NEEDLE STICK) (URBAN LEGEND, 2009)Mar 29, 2009 Dear Doctor, I must admit that recently I have been having thoughts bordering on paranoia. You see, it started a few months back when I... Read more »

HIV - AIDS Transmission

Hi, my mom is infected by HIV, i help her appllying pain releif ointment on her back bone, i see the blood scratches on her body.. is there any chance that it is transmitted to me. Please help i am in big delima.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...do.Needles and SyringesA person with AIDS may need needles and syringes to take medicine for diseases caused by AIDS or for diabetes, hemophilia, or other illnesses. If you have to handle these needles and syringes, you must be careful not to... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Protease Inhibitor Use and the Incidence of Diabetes Mellitus in a Large Cohort of HIV-Infected Women

...Newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus (DM), exacerbations of preexisting DM, hyperlipidemia, and fat redistribution syndromes have been described among protease inhibitor Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...maintain a pain level that is manageable. AIMS for PN The easy way to remember the keys to early diagnosis, treatment andmanagement of PN is to think AIMS: A wareness -- Take the time to notice what your body feels like and howyou... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV in Prisons and Jails

...126 ) Other health issues, such as injection drug use (see Fact Sheet 154 ) mental health problems, liver disease, and diabetes Patient preferences Length of prison term Medication timing relative to inmate activities, food... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...cells, by drugs used to treat HIV or other health problems, or other factors. Risk factors for PN include higher HIV viral load, diabetes, age greater than 50, and heavy alcohol use. Other risk factors are the use of cocaine or amphetamines,... Read more »
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AM I stabbed by HIV needle ?

Posted by fat_cats
...found that a man ( far from me )starred at me and held a white stick on his hand ( just white stick ... I don't know , if it's needle or not T______T it was very dark !!! ) I didn't think anything until I got home and check my butt ... my god... Read more »

HIV and needles

Posted by QP95, 1 Reply
...himself injections of HGH. He asked for me to do it today and I did so. However, afterwards when I was putting the cap on, the needle somehow poked through the side of the cap. It poked my thumb enough to make it bleed and I immediately rinsed... Read more »

Hiv from used steriod needle at gym!!

Posted by hwood76, 1 Reply
...stuck by something.. I looked through the trash to see if it was a syringe and I didn't find any.. But I am worried that maybe a needle was wrapped in a ball of paper and stuck me through the paper.. should i test for hiv.. also.. There was no... Read more »

HIV in Needles

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Have any of you sat on an IV needle before ? have you heard of anyone sitting on a needle and contracted HIV ? What are the chances of sitting on one ? if i did Read more »